[05/22/13 - 06:58 AM]
BIO Channel Returns Two Original Series on Saturday, June 1
"Celebrity Ghost Stories" and "The Haunting of..." are both due back at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[via press release from BIO]





NEW YORK, NY, MAY 22, 2013 - BIO brings two of its original hit series, "Celebrity Ghost Stories" and "The Haunting Of..." back for all-new seasons on Saturday, June 1 at 9PM ET/8PM CT/10PM PT and 10PM ET/9PM CT/10PM PT respectively.

"Celebrity Ghost Stories" is told completely through first-person narrative by notable actors, musicians and personalities who believe they have experienced the other side. The hit series features descriptive, personal accounts that deliver a compelling, surprising and downright chilling look into the world of the paranormal.

In the season 5 premiere, George Wendt ("Cheers") and his family spend a tortuous night in a cottage haunted by Native Americans and bootleggers; Wayne Newton is paid a surprise visit by the ghost of his dear friend Elvis Presley while performing in Las Vegas; there are vengeful entities in Ace Frehley's (KISS) estate and all the women in the home are in peril.

This season will also feature stories from: Marlee Matlin ("The West Wing", "The L Word "), Max Adler ("Glee"), Diane Farr ("Numb3rs", "Rescue Me"), Carolyn Hennesy ("True Blood"), Jai Rodriguez ("Queer Eye for the Straight Guy"), Jillian Barbarie (Fox Sports), Michael Madsen ( Reservoir Dogs), Linda Dano ("One Life to Live", "As the World Turns"), Nicholas Brendon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), Cherie Currie (lead singer, The Runaways), David Otunga (WWE Champion), Thomas Ian Nicholas ( American Pie), Drita D'Avanzo ("Mob Wives"), Jim Norton ("The Opie & Anthony Show") and many more.

"The Haunting Of..." follows world-renowned psychic-medium Kim Russo as she gives an exclusive look at celebrities who have had their lives changed by paranormal events. Together, they embark on a supernatural journey by returning to the site of the celebrities' traumatic experience as Kim Russo unlocks the secrets behind that fateful day and explain the unexplained. Throughout their encounter, Kim will unveil shocking psychic moments and surprising personal revelations as she tunes into the celebrities' personal lives and connects with their loved ones who have crossed over.

In the season 2 premiere, Barry Bostwick ("Spin City", Rocky Horror Picture Show) returns to his former residence; an old farmhouse in Rockland County, NY that he and his family once shared with a ghost. Barry and Kim come face to face with the spirit activity that haunts the home, forcing Barry to resolve the personal issues that continue to haunt him to this day.

Other celebrities featured on this season include: Nadine Velazquez ( Flight, "My Name is Earl"), Elisabeth Rohm ("Law & Order", "Angel"), Giancarlo Esposito ("Breaking Bad", "Revolution"), Jay Thomas ("Cheers", "Murphy Brown"), Tito Ortiz (MMA Champion), Kristen Renton ("Sons of Anarchy"), Bernie Kopell ("The Love Boat"), Charles Shaughnessy ("The Nanny"), Carnie Wilson (Wilson Philips), Sally Struthers ("All in the Family", "Gilmore Girls"), Roddy Piper (WWE Champion),

Patrick Muldoon ("Melrose Place", Starship Troopers), Kim Carnes ( Betty Davis Eyes) and DB Sweeny ( Eight Men Out / Cutting Edge).

"Celebrity Ghost Stories" and "The Haunting Of" are produced by Jarrett Creative for BIO Channel. Executive Producers for Jarrett Creative are Seth Jarrett and Julie Insogna Jarrett. Executive Producers for BIO Channel on "Celebrity Ghost Stories" are David McKillop, Tom Moody and Devon Graham. Executive Producers for BIO Channel on "The Haunting Of..." are David McKillop, Tom Moody, Devon Graham and Laurie Sharpe.

About BIO

At BIO, we prove that the truth is always more entertaining than fiction. BIO is about real people and their real lives: up close and personal, gritty and provocative, always unfiltered. BIO original series uncover the real drama in people stories: from first-person celebrity accounts, to everyday situations with unexpected twists, to people-centric crime stories and paranormal events. The 24-hour network is now available in nearly 70 million households. The BIO web site is located at www.bio.com.

  [may 2013]  


[03/22/18 - 12:09 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Reveals the Inside Story and Untold Events of a Deadly American Tragedy in "Waco: The Longest Siege"
The film provides an intimate portrait of a young Vernon Howell (later renamed David Koresh) and his Branch Davidian followers, who came from around the globe to join the Pied Piper-like figure.

[03/22/18 - 10:35 AM]
Video: "Pose" - Peek Teaser - FX
"Pose," FX's new original series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals, premieres this summer.

[03/22/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Viceland Premeries Trailer for New Series "My House" About NYC Queer Ballroom Scene
"My House" is an insider's guide to New York City's hyper-competitive underground queer ballroom scene.

[03/22/18 - 10:05 AM]
CMT Elevates Morgan Selzer to Senior Vice President of Program Development
"Morgan is a seasoned and savvy development executive who crafts compelling stories across multiple formats and genres," said Keith Cox.

[03/22/18 - 10:00 AM]
All-New Two-Hour Special "Meghan Markle: An American Princess" to Air Friday, May 11, on FOX
The two-hour event will focus on Markle's life and potential legacy as the first American to marry into the British royal family since 1937.

[03/22/18 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates for 2017-2018
"Scorpion" will now kick off said finales on Monday, April 16.

[03/22/18 - 09:44 AM]
"Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: I'm Still Laughing" to Premiere Friday, March 23 at 10 PM ET/PT on Showtime(R)
Filmed at The Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the new special features comedy veteran and fan-favorite Bruce Bruce teaming up with Huggy Lowdown, Aida Rodriguez and Brian "Da Wildcat" Smith.

[03/22/18 - 09:23 AM]
Embedded with Survivors of the Parkland, Fla. School Shooting, CBS News Brings Viewers Inside a Movement as Students Turn Grief Into Action in "39 Days"
The one-hour special airs this Saturday, March 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/22/18 - 08:34 AM]
Seth Rogen Announces All-Star Lineup for Netflix Comedy Special
Guests scheduled to appear include: Tiffany Haddish, Sarah Silverman, Michelle Wolf, John Mulaney, James Corden,The Muppets, Post Malone, Nick Kroll, Kumail Nanjiani, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Che, Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious.

[03/22/18 - 08:32 AM]
"The Rain" Is Coming to Netflix May 4
In Netflix's post-apocalyptic YA thriller, two Danish siblings emerge from the safety of their bunker six years after a brutal virus carried by the rain wipes out almost all humans in Scandinavia.

[03/22/18 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Finales Win Tight Demo Race
The network edges ABC, CBS and NBC by one-tenth of a ratings point.

[03/21/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 21
Updates include: Daniel Ezra tapped to lead The CW's "Spencer"; Bernard David Jones lands starring role in FOX's "Our People"; and Karen Fukuhara is the latest to report for Amazon's "The Boys."

[03/21/18 - 03:35 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Season Two of "Meet the Peetes"
"Viewers have welcomed the Peete family into their homes and have fallen in love with their heartfelt and touching narratives that families everywhere can relate to," said Michelle Vicary.

[03/21/18 - 03:34 PM]
Hallmark Expands Pet Adoption Initiative, Adoption Ever After, with New, Original Special "Cat Bowl"
"Cat Bowl" will feature adult cats and seniors playing a feline Hall of Fame game, Saturday, February 2, 2019.

[03/21/18 - 03:33 PM]
Hallmark Channel to Launch First Ever Interactive "Home & Family" Dream Holiday Home Contest
The contest offers the chance for one lucky viewer to win a holiday-themed home redecoration that will turn heads and be the envy of decorators across the country.